See How New York City Looked Like in 1911

It can be difficult to imagine how cities looked a century ago. Things are changing so fast that it’s easy to see the differences even from a few decades ago, but this footage will bring you the idea of New York City at the beginning of the 20th century a little bit closer.

Video editor Denis Shiryaev colorized and edited the video that Guy Jones of Svenska Biografteatern restored using original footage show us the reality of New York City in 1911. “Restored with neural networks 1911 New York footage taken by the Swedish company Svenska Biografteatern on a trip to America,” Shiryaev wrote along with the video he published on Youtube. The changes he made include: “FPS boosted to 60 frames per second, image resolution boosted up to 4k, Rresorted video sharpness, colorized…”

See the video below and also check out Guy Jones’ video underneath it.